Futsal Association of India (FAI) with accreditation from the international governing body, Asociación Mundial de Futsal, governs Futsal, a 5-a-side shorter variant of Soccer with two halves of 20 minutes each.The Game Plan of Futsal goes like this, the franchise-based league is set to take place across eight cities in India from July 15th to July 24th 2016 and will revolutionize how the sport is played and consumed globally. Premier Futsal, will bring together 56 of the best current Futsal players from across the world in a competitive format. The pioneering model will see each playing team mandatorily consist of three international Futsal players, one international marquee soccer player and one Indian Futsal player. Each squad size will be of twelve players.
Premier Futsal, in association with FAI, will launch a talent hunt program across eight cities to scout and select Indian players. The program will comb through 2500 participants per city, to shortlist five regional players for each team.
The shorter version of the game has found a ravenous welcome in the world, especially in India. We can see a lot of Futsal turfs being opened here as the space available is too less and the only option is to resort to the shorter version of the game and still enjoy the sport. People throng to these spots to enjoy the game with their folks. The 5 a-side version is also much quicker and faster than the conventional version.
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Futsal is 5-a-side indoor soccer with two halves of 20 minutes each
The franchise-based futsal league will be played across 8 cities between 15- 24 July
It will see over 50 International Futsallers in addition to 8 international soccer marquee players from 4 continents and 21 countries.
Nationwide talent hunt will be launched to scout 40 Indian Futsallers
I can almost guarantee you that this information will help you win that argument you decided to pick up with your friends without knowing anything about futsal, the key word being ALMOST here!
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